After incurring a minor wound the very first thing you need to do is to clean the area washed with soap and water. The application of antibacterial ointment afterwards helps in preventing infection, thus allowing the injury to heal much faster.
If you just found out that the tube of antibacterial ointment in the medicine cabinet or first aid kit is already empty you should be not affraid.
That’s because there are lots of effective alternatives to it, much of them may already be found in your kitchen. Continue reading to know some of the most impressive home remedies to make that minor wound heal faster than normal.
Applying honey on a minor wound is beneficial for a couple of reasons. First, it provides effective pain relief. Second, honey kills off bacteria that can cause an infection. Researches have shown that honey is actually several times more powerful than commercially-available skin antibiotics. However, make sure that you opt for pure honey that is raw as the cooking process tends to kill off the enzymes responsible for the antibacterial action of honey.